Stephanie Italia Ricci is a Canadian actress. She is known for co-starring role as Maggie Winnock in the Cartoon Network live-action series Unnatural History and her recurring role as Sasha in the Comedy Central series Secret Girlfriend. As of 2014, she stars as April in the ABC Family series Chasing Life Reference
This past weekend, American Cancer Society held their 1st Annual Birthday Ball in celebration of their 100th Birthday at The Beverly Wilshire. “Glee” star and “Dancing with the Stars” winner, Amber Riley headlined the event and rocked the house performing a set featuring Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain,” her personally written song “Colorblind” and ended with the crowd pleaser that got everyone out of their seats, Destiny Child’s “Survivor.” The American Cancer Society’s Birthday Ball raised over a million dollars to help finish the fight and find a cure.
The night also played host to a number of celebrities including: Amber Riley, The Cast of ABC Family (Italia Ricci, Scott Michael Foster, Haley Ramm) and Robbie Amell.
As the official sponsor of birthdays, the American Cancer Society knows how important each and every birthday can be. One hundred years ago, they began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer. And for their 100th birthday, the Society kicked off a yearlong campaign to finish the fight. At the culmination of the milestone year, the Society hosted a BIG finale event – the first annual Birthday Ball. The gala brought together national leaders of business, the entertainment industry, science and medicine to honor the work that has been done in the fight so far and to rally support and funds to help the Society’s efforts in finishing the fight within the next century.
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Brooke Shields, Virginia Madsen, Camryn Manheim & Wanda Sykes celebrate “Hot Flashes” to Blow Out Cancer. The American Cancer Society is the “Official Sponsor of Birthdays” creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays by saving lives, helping people get well, stay well, finding cures and fighting back. The Society is dedicated to furthering this mission by co-hostin an intimate dinner at the Montage Hotel with the cast of “The Hot Flashes” to honor courageous cancer surviviors.
Stacy Keibler supports Relay For Life @ Cycle House, West Hollywood. Videos features: Staci Keibler, Adam Gilmann, Dana Waldrop, Nichelle Hines.
Celebrities Who Give to Health Causes:
Social Media lights up on April Fools Day to shine awareness on the dark truth of cancer. Christina Applegate, Tina Cervasio, Charlie Davies, Jeri Ryan, Marlee Matlin & Fran Drescher are just some of the celebrities who used the April Fools holiday to fuel cancer awareness last year through the #cancersnojoke Abolish Cancer campaign. The campaign created by Darah Bonham unites all charities, organizations, and people in the fight to abolish cancer.
Some of last years tweets:
Christina Applegate @1capplegate: “April fools is almost over…Join us to show
#CancersNoJoke with the help of social media”
Tina Cervasio @tinacervasio: “It might be April Fool’s Day, but
#CancersNoJoke I know. It hit my family too many times. @ abolishcancer”
Jeri Ryan @JeriLRyan: “It’s April Fools Day, but
#CancersNoJoke . Let’s help @abolishcancer”
Marlee Matlin @marleematlin: “It’s April Fool’s Day but Cancer is no joke. Help raise awareness and RT #CancersNoJoke”
Fran Drescher @frandrescher: “Have u heard about
#CancersNoJoke ?? So fab u must get involved! RT & Share all day! http://bit.ly/wqlv75 @ abolishcancer”
Photo Credit: Abolish Cancer campaign